Statistics for History of South Africa

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Who became the first black President of South Africa in 1994?Nelson Mandela
96%
What event did South Africa host in 2010?FIFA World Cup
93%
What was the name of South Africa's formalized system of racial segregation?Apartheid
90%
What disease significantly lowered life expectancy in South Africa between
1991 and 2005?
HIV / AIDS
88%
What country established the Cape Colony in 1652?Netherlands
84%
What type of weapons did South Africa successfully develop in the 1970s?{Nuclear} Weapons
83%
What European country became the first to reach South Africa in 1488?Portugal
78%
What was discovered near Johannesburg in 1886?Gold
70%
What surgery was first performed by South African doctor Christiaan Barnard in 1967?Heart Transplant
67%
What Anglican archbishop won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984?Desmond Tutu
66%
What notorious type of "camp" was invented by the British during the
Second Anglo-Boer War ?
Concentration Camp
65%
What future world leader began his career as an activist while living in
South Africa between 1893 and 1914?
Mahatma Gandhi
58%
On what island was that person once imprisoned?Robben Island
56%
What country in the interior was founded by Boer settlers in 1854?{Orange} Free State
55%
What political party has ruled South Africa since 1994?African National
Congress
53%
What South African company once controlled over 90% of the global diamond trade?De Beers
50%
What warrior-king led the Zulu kingdom to a period of expansion in the early 1800s?Shaka
45%
What ethnic group, which includes Zulus and Xhosas, migrated into
South Africa around 300 AD?
Bantu
29%
What group of South African people form a branch of human genetics that
split from all others over 100,000 years ago?
San (Bushmen)
20%

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